White Excited About Official Visit To AU

Auburn linebacker commitment Jawara White talks about his reasons for choosing the Tigers and about building relationships with his future teammates.

Troy, Ala.--One of Auburn's earliest commitments, linebacker prospect Jawara White from Charles Henderson High has been a frequent visitor to the campus for the better part of the last year. That will continue this weekend as White is scheduled to be one of a large group of prospects in for an official visit to the Plains.

"I'm supposed to be visiting this weekend," the 6-2, 215 White tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "I'm always looking forward to going there because it's my home, my future home for four years. It should be good to help get some of the other guys that are coming."

Scheduled to visit along with several other commitments including Jake Holland, White says his bond with his future teammates is one that is strong and only getting stronger as he senior year gets closer to its end.

"It's easy to keep building relationships when you're surrounded by good people," White says. "Me and LaDarius (Owens) we talk every day. We text each other and talk trash. Me and LaDarius are like brothers.

"It will be good to have somebody like that at Auburn," he adds. "We're both level-headed and we believe in doing the right things. That's big because we understand right from wrong and understand what to do and what not to do in certain situations."

Family has been a constant term used by Auburn recruits and commitments since the arrival of Gene Chizik and his entire staff. The Auburn family is one that White says is strong and it comes from the top and filters through the entire program.

"My decision has only gotten stronger and it has to because you're around great guys," White says. "Coach Chizik is a great coach. He's brought in great people. He doesn't want guys walking around with bad attitudes with their pants sagging and all that. Coach Chizik wants level-headed guys that are about business and doing what they're supposed to do, but are also great players and good athletes too."

White spends his afternoons getting ready for the spring baseball season at Charles Henderson. He notes he's not sure if he'll take any more visits, but he's solidly committed to the Tigers.

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